Detailed picture of ethnicities in NZ welcomed
Hon Nicky Wagner
Minister of Statistics
Detailed picture of ethnicities in NZ
Statistics Minister Nicky Wagner is
encouraging community groups to make use of information
released today on 143 ethnic groups.
Zealand today released detailed statistics on 143 of the 300
ethnic groups recorded in the 2013 Census.
profiles provide in-depth and valuable information about the
groups that make up New Zealand’s population and show us
how they are changing over time.
“We rely on people to
supply their information, and for community groups to
encourage them. These profiles are where those people and
groups get the payback for their help,” Ms Wagner
The profiles include information on population,
languages, education, income housing and households. The
information is presented in a variety of easy to use
formats, including simple tables, graphs and key
“The government is strongly focused on making
sure New Zealand has the information it needs to grow and
prosper, and having detailed information on the communities
that make up our country is key to this,” Ms Wagner
For more visit stats.govt.nz/Census/2013-census/profile-and-summary-reports/ethnic-profiles.aspx
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